The Advanced Legal Assistant certificate is a sequence of technical courses targeted to students with bachelor's degrees who wish to prepare for paralegal positions in the law office. Learning opportunities develop technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. This TCC in addition to a bachelor's degree will make students eligible to sit for the Certified Paralegal exam by the National Association of Legal Assistants.

Technical Certificate of Credit
Program Length 27 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient; Minimum age: 16
Entrance Dates Every Semester
Offered Warner Robins Campus

Minimum Test Scores      
  Test: Asset Compass Not Required
Reading   70  
English   32  
Mathematics   26  


Credit Hours

COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
PARA 1100 Introduction to Law And Ethics 3
PARA 1105 Legal Research and Legal Writing I 3
PARA 1115 Family Law 3
PARA 1120 Real Estate Law 3
PARA 1125 Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure 3
PARA 1130 Civil Litigation 3
PARA 1140 Tort Law 3
PARA 1150 Contracts, Commercial Law and Business Organizations 3
  Total Hours 27